Friday, June 16, 2006

Photos by: Andrew D. Bernstein
The Miami Heat beat the Dallas Mavericks 98-74 to tie the series at 2-2. The Heat dominated this game and Wade lead the way and his knee looked fine. Dirk came down on Shaq and twisted his ankle. He did return but wasn't that effective. Shaquille O'Neal got 17 points and 13 boards in 30 minutes. O'Neal was good because he was more consistent from the line (5-10 for Shaq that's good) and moved quick and had a beatiful no look pass to James Posey but he didn't finish. Dwyane Wade got 36 points and 6 boards in 40 minutes. Wade was wonderful. They gave him room and he made them pay with jump shots. Antoine Walker got 14 points and 3 boards in 39 minutes. Walker played well and his three's were big in the second half. James Posey got 15 points and 10 boards in 26 minutes off the bench. The Heat bench got some help Posey was all over the place. Jason Terry got 17 points and 1 steal in 33 minutes. Terry had an okay game. Look for him to get the team more involved in game 5. Dirk shot a horrible 2-14 from the field. Look for him to bounce back in game 5.